How to identify cars and their number plates week 1 letters A-E
Number plate letters and their meaning.
The first letter on the number plate indicates the region of the car or vehicles first registration
for instance B represents a Birmingham registered number plate.
The second indicates the DVLA office of the original registration.
The last three letters on a number plate are always random.
Below is a list of UK number plates regional identifiers:
REGION DVLA OFFICE REGIONAL NUMBER PLATE IDENTIFIERS
Anglia Peterborough AA, AB, AC, AD, AE, AF, AG, AH, AJ, AK, AL, AM, AN
Anglia Norwich AO, AP, AR, AS, AT, AU
Anglia Ipswich AV, AW, AX, AY
Birmingham Birmingham BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF, BG, BH, BJ, BK, BL, BM, BN, BO, BP, BR, BS, BT, BU, BV, BW, BX, BY
Cymru Cardiff CA, CB, CC, CD, CE, CF, CG, CH, CJ, CK, CL, CM, CN, CO
Cymru Swansea CP, CR, CS, CT, CU, CV
Cymru Bangor CW, CX, CY
Deeside Chester DA, DB, DC, DD, DE, DF, DG, DH, DJ, DK
shrewsbury shrewsbury DL, DM, DN, DO, DP, DR, DS, DT, DU, DV, DW, DX, DY
Essex Chelmsford EA, EB, EC, ED, EE, EF, EG, EH, EJ, EK, EL, EM, EN, EO, EP, ER, ES, ET, EU, EV, EW, EX, EY
Next week i will be taking you from regional number plates F through to K